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What Makes a Metric

Chris Hankin, News Editor

February 25, 2018

Folks in the Whitman community may have glossed right over the word “metric” in President Murray’s most recent email following the Board of Trustees February meeting. “Metrics” only warranted two mentions, though hashing out specifics over their implementation is sure to prove contentious. The...

Finding Support in the End of the World

Ben Shoemake, Columnist

December 10, 2015

Post-apocalyptic stories aren't just a fad, they are something that modern youth relate to, precisely because they shed light on the world which they are growing into.

Book Review: “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel shatters clichés

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor

November 10, 2015

Full of dark suspense and masterfully-executed plot twists, “Station Eleven” leaves the reader disturbed without delving into the gory minutia transpiring at the beginning of civilization’s collapse.

Let’s Drink to ‘The World’s End’

Let’s Drink to ‘The World’s End’

Nathan Fisher

October 17, 2013

With my 21st birthday approaching in February and the end of three-fourths of my college years looming in May, I feel a crisis coming on that I might actually have to grow up and make adult decisions... Nah, that's not gonna happen just yet, because denial is still an option/my best friend. This week I saw anothe...

‘Warm Bodies’ Leaves Viewer Feeling Warm and Fuzzy

‘Warm Bodies’ Leaves Viewer Feeling Warm and Fuzzy

Nathan Fisher

February 7, 2013

The undead seem to be hip nowadays, with shows like "The Walking Dead" and "True Blood" drawing huge crowds, and movies like "Zombieland," "Resident Evil" and "Shaun of the Dead" making a few bucks. Cashing in on this apocalypse lovefest, this week's new release, "Warm Bodies," adds a new twist to zombiela...

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